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Republicans and the Language of the Left

Jack Kerwick,   As the mid-term elections approach, it’s high time for Republican commentators to walk the walk. Just the other morning, Mark Steyn, busily promoting his new book, made an appearance on Bill Bennett’s radio program. The latter agreed enthusiastically with the former that in order for conservatives to prevail culturally, it is imperative for […] Read More →

YouTube, Beware: Election-spending regulator sets sights on political Internet videos

 Politically themed YouTube videos could be the next target of federal regulators. The top Democrat on the Federal Election Commission strongly suggested Friday that regulators look at extending their authority to election-themed Internet videos – an area that for years has been largely hands-off for the government. The statement from Vice Chairwoman Ann Ravel, who […] Read More →

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Barack who?

Allahpundit,  Well, now I don’t get it. I thought Democrats had a huddle at the beginning of the month and decided that, with a Republican tsunami gathering, they had to abandon the whole “Barack who?” shtick and make a strong push to get core Democratic voters to turn out.  That’s the point of Obama’s otherwise […] Read More →

The Man Who Invented the Republican Internet

 Vincent Harris’s digital talents helped put Ted Cruz on the map (and his lambasting of the Romney campaign made him enemies). Now he’s embarked on his toughest challenge—making Mitch McConnell cool. Vincent Harris, 26-year-old GOP digital savant, wheels his black 2014 BMW 381 away from the curb of my Austin hotel, Lana Del Ray blasting […] Read More →

GOP faces House loss after incumbent loses primary, nominee branded ‘foreclosure king’

 House Democrats are not expected to make big gains in the midterms, but they are optimistic about winning a Republican-held seat in Michigan in the aftermath of a nasty GOP primary in which a “foreclosure king” defeated an incumbent portrayed as a “Santa Claus impersonator.” Lawyer and businessman Dave Trott trounced incumbent Rep. Kerry Bentivolio […] Read More →

Dem. approval rating lowest in 30 years

Trouble Looms for Obama, Democrats with Election Day 2014 Approaching  Barack Obama and his political party are heading into the midterm elections in trouble. The president’s 40 percent job approval rating in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll is the lowest of his career – and the Democratic Party’s popularity is its weakest in polling […] Read More →